Official Title: Assistant Professor

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities


Short Bio

GERALD ESTADIEU joined the University of Saint Joseph in 2009, and he is now an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. With an MSc in Signal and Image Processing from the University of Orléans (France) and a Ph.D. in Science and Technology of the Arts from the Catholic University of Portugal (Porto, School of Arts), his research and artistic activities are focusing on the fields of Interactivity, Hacking and Digital Fabrication. He created the digital fabrication lab at USJ and co-founded the first fab lab in Macau, Minchee Lab.  He is also a member of several international collaborative experiments such as Museomix and Hackmychurch and developed artistic projects in local and international museums integrating interactive technologies and digital fabrication


Caires, C. S., & Estadieu, G. (2020). The concept of “Object-image” revisited through the interactive-film installation “Sense of Place.”

Chau, I. F., Cardoso, J., & Estadieu, G. (2021). Virtual Guia Fortress: A 3D-printed eXtended Reality Playset. International Conference on Entertainment Computing, 370–376.

Cordeiro, J., De Abreu, F. M., & Estadieu, G. (2017). Audience participation in interactive art systems: Is instructional signage a necessary evil? ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Part F1309.

Estadieu, G. (2019). MAFIAA: A Framework for Interactivity in Museums. UNIVERSIDADE CATÓLICA PORTUGUESA.

Estadieu, G., & Caires, C. S. (2018). Hacking: Toward a Creative Methodology for Cultural Institutions.

Estadieu, G., De Abreu, F. M., & Barbosa, A. (2017). 3D printing objects as installation art: “Standing humanity: 3D yan character.” ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Part F1309.

Thota, N., Estadieu, G., Ferrao, A., & Meng, W. K. (2015). Engaging school students with tangible devices: Pilot project with.NET Gadgeteer. Proceedings - 2015 International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering, LaTiCE 2015, 1, 112–119.



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